May is the time we want to see our clients transitioning to SUMMER PRODUCTS! We have 4 helpful hints for your spring/summer home care regimen:
1. Add a sunscreen
Hopefully everyone is getting outside more often now so if you are not already using a sunscreen, now is the time to make that change. Our Eminence Organics sunscreens are a moisturizer and sunscreen all in one! Use alone or on top of a serum (we prefer the latter).
2. Lighten it up
As the humidity in the air increases (we are in Michigan here where winters are very dry and summers quite humid), your products do not need to be as rich and occlusive. Lighten the lipid content in your cleansers, serums, and moisturizers. Your Esthetician can help you make smart purchasing decisions.
3. Use your winter day cream as your night cream
One of our favorite tips to help you avoid buying a whole new summer regimen is to use your winter day cream (unless it has an SPF in it) as your night cream. Even on those warm summer nights your skin’s oil production decreases by 50% so don’t forget to wash the day away and use a night cream.
4. Be less aggressive
Most people get enough sun exposure to warrant avoiding chemical peels, high percentage glycolic acid formulations, and strong vitamin A products in the summer. Using such products makes your skin more vulnerable to the damaging rays of the sun. Unless you are extremely diligent about protecting your skin from the sun consider using a gentle glycolic, mandelic acid, lactic acid, or enzymes instead.